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Lloyd Spencer
715 W Sherman Ave
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jeffrey Collins
715 W Sherman Ave Ste A
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hilltop Nursing Center
(870) 741-9940
202 Tims Avenue
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hha Of North Arkansas Reg Med Ctr
(501) 365-2100
825 North Spring
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Newton County Health Unit
(870) 446-2216
West Court Street
Jasper, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Of The Hills
(870) 365-2100
825 North Spring
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Hospices

North Arkansas Regional Medica
(870) 365-2000
620 North Willow
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Boone County Health Unit
(870) 743-5244
1622 Campus Drive
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Harrison Nursing Center
(870) 741-8223
115 Orendorff Avenue
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Geoffrey Lawrence Dunaway
(870) 741-3252
406 N Willow St
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Family Practice

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Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease

By David Bois – first published on tonic.com on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:54 PM ET

In addition to that morning kick, caffeine may offer us protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease according to a new study conducted in Portugal.

As Tonic reported this week, an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is made in America every 60 seconds. A cure that still eludes us (for not too much longer, we hope) and a population that is aging combine to compel us to remain vigilant and supportive of those who are afflicted and of others who care for them. In the meantime, fascinating bits of insight will arise that help us to better understand this cruel affliction, such as this one reported by Science Daily , which will make an appropriate companion read for that fresh cup of joe you just poured.

In a study of studies, researchers in Portugal have assembled and reviewed a collection of original experimental and epidemiological studies that explore the effects of caffeine on cognitive function and deterioration, and have found evidence that caffeine may slow the progress of the disease and may mitigate the erosion of cognitive function that AD can bring. The subsequent analysis, spearheaded by Alexandre de Mendonça from the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha from the University of Coimbra is available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .

Among the primary findings that the ambitious research literature has uncovered are evidence for R...

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